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The Resource World War II : a military and social history, Professor Thomas Childers, (DVD videorecording)

World War II : a military and social history, Professor Thomas Childers, (DVD videorecording)

Label
World War II : a military and social history
Title
World War II
Title remainder
a military and social history
Statement of responsibility
Professor Thomas Childers
Title variation
  • World War Two
  • World War 2
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Course examines World War II, its causes and costs
Member of
Cataloging source
NDD
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Taught by: Professor Thomas Childers, University of Pennsylvania
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Childers, Thomas
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
900
Series statement
The Great courses
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Technique
live action
Label
World War II : a military and social history, Professor Thomas Childers, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 810."
  • Lectures 1-30 of 30 lectures on 6 discs in 1 container
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 115 pages ; 20 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1. The origins of the Second World War -- lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 -- lecture 3. The failure of the international system -- lecture 4. The Coming war -- lecture 5. Blitzkrieg
  • Disc 2. Lecture 6. The German offensive in the west -- lecture 7. "Their finest hour" : Britain alone -- lecture 8. The battle of Britain -- lecture 9. Hitler moves east -- lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow
  • Disc 3. Lecture 11. The war in Asia -- lecture 12. The Japanese gamble -- lecture 13. The Height of Japanese power -- lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific : Midway and Guadalcanal -- lecture 15. The War in North Africa
  • Disc 4. Lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean : the invasions of Sicily and Italy -- lecture 17. Stalingrad : the turning point on the Eastern Front -- lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord -- lecture 19. D-Day to Paris -- lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Disc 5. Lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific -- lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific : Leyte Gulf and the Philippines -- lecture 23. The final drive for Japan : Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo -- lecture 24. War in the air -- lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe
  • Disc 6. Lecture 26. "This man's army" -- lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime -- lecture 28. The race for Berlin -- lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific -- lecture 30. The costs of the war
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 900 min.)
Isbn
9781565855861
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD810A
  • PB810A
  • ID810A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915795027
  • (OCoLC)ocn915795027
  • 755640
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
World War II : a military and social history, Professor Thomas Childers, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 810."
  • Lectures 1-30 of 30 lectures on 6 discs in 1 container
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 115 pages ; 20 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1. The origins of the Second World War -- lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 -- lecture 3. The failure of the international system -- lecture 4. The Coming war -- lecture 5. Blitzkrieg
  • Disc 2. Lecture 6. The German offensive in the west -- lecture 7. "Their finest hour" : Britain alone -- lecture 8. The battle of Britain -- lecture 9. Hitler moves east -- lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow
  • Disc 3. Lecture 11. The war in Asia -- lecture 12. The Japanese gamble -- lecture 13. The Height of Japanese power -- lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific : Midway and Guadalcanal -- lecture 15. The War in North Africa
  • Disc 4. Lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean : the invasions of Sicily and Italy -- lecture 17. Stalingrad : the turning point on the Eastern Front -- lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord -- lecture 19. D-Day to Paris -- lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Disc 5. Lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific -- lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific : Leyte Gulf and the Philippines -- lecture 23. The final drive for Japan : Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo -- lecture 24. War in the air -- lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe
  • Disc 6. Lecture 26. "This man's army" -- lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime -- lecture 28. The race for Berlin -- lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific -- lecture 30. The costs of the war
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 900 min.)
Isbn
9781565855861
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD810A
  • PB810A
  • ID810A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915795027
  • (OCoLC)ocn915795027
  • 755640
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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